I remember it well. 1980 was a tough time. But, the US men's Olympic Hockey team did the impossible, a miracle of sorts. They won the gold medal. Today it is remembered in the move "Miracle." And it has been 30 years! Amazing how time flies. I loved that team and loved the story. I was 10 in 1980 and the impact of this miracle team on me was big. It was also big on the American spirit.
Movie summary from IMDB: The inspiring story of the team that transcended its sport and united a nation with a new feeling of hope. Based on the true story of one of the greatest moments in sports history, the tale captures a time and place where differences could be settled by games and a cold war could be put on ice. In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, took a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Despite the long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation yearning from a distraction from world events. With the world watching the team rose to the occasion, prompting broadcaster Al Michaels' now famous question, to the millions viewing at home: Do you believe in miracles? Yes!Video from NBC about the miracle anniversary: